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Sour Cream Chocolate Cupcakes

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 12 comments

Incredibly rich and moist, these easy chocolatey cupcakes get a double whammy of tangy sour cream in both the cake and the frosting. More

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Serious Eats Stephanie Stiavetti 3 comments

As far as chocolate cakes go, this one is the ultimate in decadence, hence its name. The moist cake is hugged tightly by smooth buttercream, and thick blanket of ganache on top seals the goodness in with a kiss. There's no escaping this cake, so don't even try. More

Lavender-Earl Grey Flourless Chocolate Cake

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 1 comment

A flourless chocolate cake flavored with earl grey tea, lavender, and flaky sea salt. More

Mississippi Mud Cake

Serious Eats Emma Kobolakis Post a comment

With a name like Mississippi Mud Cake, there's no doubt that this dessert deserves to be included in Southern Living: Classic Southern Desserts.. It uses simple ingredients to create a densely chocolate sheet cake lightened by marshmallows. More

Mocha Wacky Cake

Serious Eats Yvonne Ruperti 7 comments

There's everything to like about this emergency cake: moist, chocolatey, and mixed right in the pan. More

Chocolate-Stout Upside-Down Pineapple Cake

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa Post a comment

A boozy, rich, chocolate stout-flavored pineapple upside-down cake. More

Easy Black Forest Cake

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 8 comments

Any easy adaptation of the classic German dessert that marries chocolate cake with cherries. More

Bumpy Cake (Chocolate Cake with Vanilla Buttercream and Chocolate Fudge)

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold 8 comments

Bumpy Cake is a Detroit tradition. This moist, dark chocolate cake has a sweet layer of buttercream topped with a fudgy, almost caramelly chocolate frosting. It's ideal for chocolate lovers, and though it has three separate components that require freezer cooling to obtain picture perfect results, it's well worth the effort. More

Chocolate Ginger Peach Icebox Cake

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 7 comments

Note: Sift the flour before measuring it. About the author: María del Mar Sacasa is a recipe developer, food stylist, and author of the food blog High Heels & Frijoles. Behind her girly façade lurks a truck driver's appetite. Read... More

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Serious Eats Elizabeth Barbone 8 comments

This easy recipe makes a rich chocolate cake. If desired, add a sprinkle of chocolate chips to each ramekin before baking. Variations Orange-Chocolate Cake Add a few drops of pure orange oil to the batter before baking. Dairy-Free Use coffee... More


Serious Eats Caroline Russock Post a comment

With its layers of deeply chocolaty cake spiked with cinnamon and rum and a bright stripe of apricot jam running through the center, the Sachertorte is the most widely recognized Viennese pastry for good reason; this elegant cake is decadent and absolutely delicious. More

Microwave Chocolate Cake in a Mug

Serious Eats cakespy 20 comments

Here's a quick-fix dessert that doesn't taste like desperation: chocolate cake prepared in a mug, in the microwave. With a consistency something like a steamed pudding, this chocolate cake might not rival a French chocolate cake in sophistication, but nonetheless holds its own as an easy convenience dessert. And should you find some ice cream or whipped cream to top it with, well, all the better. More

Chocolate-Hazelnut Layer Cake

Serious Eats María del Mar Sacasa 5 comments

This cake, with its tiers of moist chocolate cake refreshed with hazelnut liqueur and airy drifts of chocolate, Nutella, and toasted hazelnut mousse, transports me the memory of a small bowl of Baci in the living room. More

Old-Fashioned Cake from Miette

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

Just right for birthdays or other special occasions, this Old-Fashioned Cake is a perfect balance of moist bittersweet chocolate cake and marshmallowy icing. More

Cook the Book: Sachertorte

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 8 comments

The Sachertorte is basically a dense chocolate cake layered with apricot jam and finished with a chocolate glaze. The Viennese generally consider the cake to be too dry to eat on its own so it is typically served with a dollop of schlag, or sweetened whipped cream, but if you ask me, I think it's just an excuse to enjoy a little more whipped cream. More

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